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Lamaze method

[ luh-mahz ]
/ ləˈmɑz /
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noun Obstetrics.
a method by which an expectant mother is prepared for childbirth by education, psychological and physical conditioning, and breathing exercises.
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Also called psychoprophylaxis.

Origin of Lamaze method

Probably earlier than 1975–80; named after Fernand Lamaze, 20th-century French physician, its originator

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